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This summer school addresses three main global health challenges: non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mental health and climate change.

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his summer school addresses three main global health challenges: non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mental health and climate change. It provides an introduction to international health law and its role in addressing these challenges. In this course we address the following topics and questions:

NCDs account for 70% of deaths globally, largely caused by behavioural risk factors, including: unhealthy diets and tobacco consumption.

  • Why are NCDs a legal issue?
  • How can States effectively use law to promote healthy behaviour?

Mental disorders affect every fourth person at some point in their life. They are a leading cause of ill-health and disability globally.

  • What is global mental health?
  • How can human rights law promote and protect mental health?
  • What are the legal challenges?

According to the WHO, air pollution is responsible for 7.7% of the global mortality rate, while climate change increasingly negatively affects our human health in myriad ways.

  • What are key health risks of air pollution and climate change?
  • How can international law help curb them?


taal van onderwijs100% en
group discussion, lecture, tutorial, working group, self study
After this course you are able to:
  1. Have a sound understanding of the Non-Communicable Disease crisis. You will be able to identify the main behavioral risk factors and the current international and domestic legal approaches and challenges.
  2. Have a sound understanding of mental health as a global health and human rights challenge. You will gain knowledge in the areas of global mental health and the applicable international human rights law.
  3. Have a sound understanding of the pollutants rel

Toelating en kosten

studie kosten
bron: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
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€ 274per jaar
inbegrepen in collegegeld
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Selma Bakker MA

Coordinator summer schools

T: +31 503632901
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